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The Break

The Break (Paperback)

By Grossi, Pietro
Translated by Curtis, Howard )

Dino is a placid, unambitious man. Living in a small provincial town, he and his wife spend their time planning journeys to faraway places - journeysthey never take. Dino's only passion is billiards, and he spends his evenings in the local billiards hall honing his technique. One... day, however, Dino's quiet life is interrupted-his wife is pregnant. This the first in a series of events that shake him from his slumber and force him to test himself for the first time. As in his widely praised Fists, Pietro Grossi's stripped-down prose brings out the epic human drama in a tale of everyday life.
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ISBN 9781906548469
Released NZ 1 Jul 2011
Publisher Pushkin Press
Format Paperback
Language English (translated from: Italian)
Out of print

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ISBN-13 9781906548469
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Pushkin Press
Imprint Pushkin Press
Released 1 Jul 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Language English
Translated from Italian
Author(s) By Grossi, Pietro
Translated by Curtis, Howard )
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code 853.92
Weight 249g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Italy, Billiard players, Husbands - Italy
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade